Adidas has partnered up with Parley for the Oceans to create the world’s first sneaker made from reclaimed ocean trash. The prototype design was unveiled at United Nations Headquarters on 1 July 2015, and features sneaker uppers made from yarns and fibers fabricated from reclaimed ocean waste¬†and abandoned deep-sea gillnets. Adidas says, “The concept shoe illustrates the direction adidas and Parley for the Oceans are taking, ahead of consumer-ready ocean plastic products being revealed later this year.”

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